Providence Health & Services Life Enrichment Coordinator in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Life Enrichment Coordinator (0.6 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence ElderPlace III Cully in Portland, OR.
This is a temporary position with an estimated duration of 6 months.
In this position, you will:
Plan, organize, direct, and participate in a broad program of recreational services appropriate for the participants of Providence ElderPlace.
Work evenings and weekends at ElderPlace Housing sites based upon the needs of residents at each site.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Activity Coordinator Certification for candidates without a Bachelor’s degree
Training on working with cognitively impaired adults, frail elderly, and/or adults with mental and emotional disabilities
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification must be obtained within 1 month of hire
2 years of experience working with a frail or elderly population, i.e. hospital, rehabilitation, or long-term care settings
Experience in participant assessments and care planning
In compliance with company policy and state regulations, a Department of Human Services (DHS) criminal background check may be required for this position based upon the location of the position. Fingerprinting may be required also.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor’s degree in Recreational Therapy, Art Therapy, Music Therapy or Occupational Therapy
Experience leading therapeutic group activities, discussions, etc.
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
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Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Recreational Therapy
Req ID: 181137